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Cybercrime in UAE
In the era of globalization, internet is one of the fastest growing technical development around the world. Nowadays, information technological devices and its usages are inescapable and the pattern towards digitization is developing. The interest for Internet and PC network has prompted the mix of PC innovation into products that were typically working fine without such technology.
Everything that surrounds us is somehow directly or indirectly connected to or is made up of information technology. Although this development is enhance the lifestyle and avoid manly labor, yet it can turn to be a burden sometimes in cases of Cyber Crime and growth of this technology is accompanied by with new and serious threats to private and public security. Having said that, Cyber Crime, a very broad category of crime generally involving cyber financial frauds, digital harassment, hacking, phishing, online money laundering and more.
Cybercrime Law in UAE
UAE has a very uptight approach towards Cyber Crime which can be witnessed from the ever-changing laws trying to entail all sorts of possible crimes and ever-evolving technology. The latest amendment in the Federal law governing Cyber Crime in UAE was in 2018 increasing the gravity of punishment imposed on the offenders of cybercrime and issued new measures to prevent and prohibit the misuse of information technology in the country. The law now allows the courts in UAE to impose hefty fines on the legal or a natural person convicted under Cyber Crime in Dubai, UAE and moreover, it empowers the judges to issue deportation order for such criminals. The Cybercrime New Law expounds on genuine electronic criminal activities and episodes that can possibly undermine the public wellbeing, encourage additional crimes, advance or bolster psychological oppression or terrorism and formation of illegal associations. Truth be told, the current Cybercrime Law which was instituted in 2012 included significant authorizes however, the Amendment in the existing Law plans to manage the negative impact of abusing on the information technological devices, for example, access to illegal websites, defamation or libel on social media account, online financial frauds and various other online criminal activities instituting Cyber Crime in Dubai.
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